Ivory Coast through to the finals with win over DR Congo

Ivory Coast through to the finals with win over DR Congo

Ivory Coast through to the finals with win over DR Congo

Ivory Coast on Wednesday qualified for the finals of the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea after seeing off hard working Democratic Republic of Congo 3-1 in the first semifinals.

African Footballer of the year Yaya Toure led from the front earning his team their first goal with a world class strike.DR Congo equalized moments later in response to Toure’s opener through a penalty converted by Dieumerci Mbokani after Eric Bailly handled the ball in the box.

Gervinho guided Ivory Coast back to the lead before half time scoring from the top of the center box from a Winfried Bony assist.

Wilfried Kanon sealed the victory for the Ivorian’s with a third goal in the second half ending DR Congo’s impressive run at the Championship.

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